Fatal crash in Howard Township Friday morning

CASS COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Cass County.

At around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning, Cass County dispatchers received a call regarding a vehicle which had left the road and struck a tree, and was on fire.

When Michigan State Troopers arrived on-scene, they located the vehicle, identified as a 1996 4-door Chevy Blazer, on Pine Lake St., near Conrad Road in Howard Township.

The vehicle was still on fire, and the driver was found deceased inside. The body was sent to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids for an autopsy.

An investigation is ongoing.